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‘Niner Notes: March 26

Daily 49er sports staff

March 25, 2010

Filed under Baseball, Men's Track & Field, Sports

Baseball: Dirtbags drop series opener to BeaversBox scoreLong Beach State fell, 16-4, in its series opener at Oregon State on a rainy Friday night at Goss Stadium.Beach starter Drew Gagnon (3-3) was charged with the loss after lasting 4.0 innings and allowing three runs — two earned — on seven hits, while striking out two batters. LBSU (9-11) committed five errors in the defeat.Brennan Metzger, Jordan Casas, St...

49ers claim top marks in distance race, high jump

49ers claim top marks in distance race, high jump

March 20, 2010

LOS ANGELES — The Long Beach State track and field team showed plenty of personal improvement at the USC Trojan Invitational on Saturday, as distance runner Brett Hasvold and high jumper Nicholas Ar...

‘Niner Notes: March 13

Daily 49er sports staff

March 12, 2010

Filed under Men's Track & Field, Sports

Track and Field: Piggee wins hurdle crown, Jenkins takes triple jumpThe Long Beach State track and field team saw two of its six athletes competing at the Aztec Invitational post first-place finishes on Saturday.Nimrod Piggee claimed the 110-meter hurdle title, clocking in with a season-best 14.68 seconds in windy conditions. Kevin Jenkins also won the triple jump with a season-long leap of 46-09.50. Jenkins added a runner...

‘Niner Notes: March 9

Daily 49er sports staff

March 8, 2010

Filed under Men's Track & Field, Sports

Track and Field: Record-setting mark earns Hicks weekly honorJunior Randi Hicks was named the Big West Conference Women's Field Athlete of the Week on Tuesday. Hicks had a record-setting performance in the javelin at the Ben Brown Invitational last Saturday, establishing a conference and school record as she won the event with her effort of 170-10. The Cal Poly Pomona transfer, who bettered her previous lifetime best by over...

‘Niner Notes: March 6

Daily 49er sports staff

March 5, 2010

Filed under Men's Track & Field, Men's Volleyball, Softball, Sports

Softball: The Beach shoots down Buffalo to end five-game slideBox scoreThe Long Beach State softball team (6-11) used a four-run second inning to push past Buffalo, 6-2, snapping a five-game losing streak Saturday afternoon at the USD Softball Complex.Junior Brooke Turner (3-3) compiled a season-high nine strikeouts, while allowing two runs on five hits.The 49ers also had a season-best 10 hits, led by senior Ashley Weber's 3...

‘Niner Notes: Feb. 27

Daily 49er sports staff

February 26, 2010

Filed under Baseball, Men's Basketball, Men's Track & Field, Softball, Sports, Women's Tennis

Baseball: Offense continues surge with second win over ArizonaBox scoreThe Dirtbag offense kept its momentum from yesterday's comeback win over Arizona, with a 10-3 trouncing of the Wildcats on Saturday. Devin Lohman and Steve Tinoco each had three hits for Long Beach State (3-3). The Dirtbags scored 10 runs on 11 hits in support of Andrew Gagnon, who picked up his first win of the season after pitching 6.0 innings and all...

‘Niner Notes: Feb. 26

Daily 49er sports staff

February 25, 2010

Filed under Baseball, Men's Track & Field, Men's Volleyball, Softball, Sports

Baseball: Dirtbags come from behind to edge WildcatsBox scoreDown 4-0 after the first inning, Long Beach State climbed back into the game a couple runs at a time, culminating in a two-run ninth for an 8-7 comeback win over Arizona.Junior Jonathan Jones was 4-for-5 with a double, two runs, an RBI and a stolen base. The Beach finished the contest with 16 hits and eight runs, seeing nine players get hits and four with multiple...

‘Niner Notes: Feb. 13

Daily 49er sports staff

February 12, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Golf, Men's Track & Field, Softball, Sports

Men's Basketball: Beach men fail to complete Central Coast sweepBox scoreStephan Gilling led three 49er players in double figures with 17 points in a 64-62 loss to UC Santa Barbara on Saturday. The Beach (12-13, 6-6 Big West) out-rebounded the Gauchos (14-8, 9-3 Big West) 40-28, including 20-8 on the offensive boards, but was outgunned from the free throw line. The 49ers went 4-for-10 from the charity stripe to the Gaucho...